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ETX man flees into woods after attempted copper theft

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Longview police have arrested a man caught trying to steal copper from an abandoned building.

An officer was patrolling an area on Osborn Street when he saw a pile of copper.

When the officer checked it out he heard a person in the woods who fled.

The officer caught the man and believe he was stealing copper from the building.

Police say the man will be charged with burglary of a building and evading arrest.

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